Hope is a researcher and artist-filmmaker from Manchester, UK. Her work is concerned with how landscapes can inform us of political dispossession and colonial narratives; as well as the ways working across archival, 16mm and digital film practices can reveal temporal fractures and intimacies.  


Group Show, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK - Summer 2024
Jury Aesthetica Art Prize x Future Now Symposium, York, UK - February 2024


COVE PARK Associates in Collaboration Residency with Ana Edwards, Scotland - August - September 2023
AESTHETICA ART PRIZE Emerging Prize Winner, York Art Gallery, UK - Exhibition March - June 2023
I CREATE... Southwark Council Research and Development Grant - May 2022 - May 2023  
I’LL BE BACK! exhibition at FACT, Liverpool, UK - February - April 2023
ANTRE PEAUX Ursulab Research Residency, Bourges, France - January - March 2023
COVE PARK Funded Residency, Scotland - July 2022
FACT TOGETHER Online Digital Residency - September 2021 - February 2022
BIOTIC RESISTANCE: Eco-Caribbean Visions in Art and Exhibition Practices, Zoom Seminar Series by The Ruskin School of Art - November 2021
RESEARCHER-IN-RESIDENCE with the Aubrey Williams Archive at Art360 Foundation with the International Curators Forum, London, UK - April - November 2021
SWIMMING FOR SEVEN HOURS; A READING GROUP, Open City Documentary Film Festival, London, UK -September 2021
FUN AND GAMES exhibition at The Portico Library, Manchester - November 2020 - June 2021
PUSH Artist Film Commission, HOME, Manchester - October 2020 - March 2021
LEICESTER CITY TAKEOVER exhibition UK New Artists - February 2021
ACCESS ARTIST/EXHIBITION DESIGN, Distorted Constellations by Nwando Ebizie at Caustic Coastal, Salford - November 2017 - February 2018

Guest lectures, workshops, talks and text for various bodies including The University of Manchester, Leeds City Council, University of the Arts London, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The University of Westminster, The National Trust


Screening at Korea National University of the Arts - November 2023
Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York, UK - November 2023
SECOND SIGHTS AND INFRARED SPIRITS screening curated by Hannan Jones as part of CineAstra, Glasgow Women’s Library - November 2023
VISIONS OF HAITI, Barbican, London - October 2023
CineMigrante Film Festival, Argentina - September 2023
Braziers International Film Festival, UK - September 2023
Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico - July 2023
A PLACE WHERE TIME SLOWS DOWN by Amber Obasi, Brixton Community Cinema, London - June 2023
Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scotland - April 2023
61st Ann Arbor Film Festival, US - March 2023
BAM x Third Horizon Screening with Cette Maison dir. Miryam Charles, New York, US - February 2023
London Short Film Festival - January 2022
Saigon Experimental Film Festival, Vietnam - November 2022
Aesthetica Short Film Festival, York, UK - November 2022
BFI London Film Festival, UK - October 2022
Queer City Cinema, Regina, Canada - September 2022
Open City Documentary Film Festival, London, UK - September 2022
Braziers International Film Festival, UK - September 2022
Images Festival, Toronto, Canada - July 2022
EXiS, Experimental Film and Video Festival in Seoul, Republic of Korea - July 2022
Third Horizon Film Festival, Miami, US - June 2022
Currents New Media, Sante Fe, New Mexio, US - June 2022
Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick, Scotland - April 2022
Experiments in Cinema, Alberqueque, New Mexico, US - May 2022
Winnipeg Underground Film Festival, Canada - May 2022
60th Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan, US - March 2022
Essex DocFest, UK - November 2021
Margate Film Festival, Margate, UK - October 2021
Antimatter [Media Art], Victoria, Canada - October 2021
The 59th New York Film Festival, US - October 2021
Open City Documentary Film Festival, London, UK - September 2021
Korean International Ethnographic Film Festival, Seoul, Republic of Korea - August 2021
Spit That Out: North West Artist Film Programme HOME, Manchester, UK - July 2021
Third Horizon Film Festival, Miami, US - June-July 2021
Ethnokino, Bern, Switzerland - June 2021
London Migration Film Festival, UK - June 2021
Fisura, Experimental Film and Video International Film Festival, Mexico City, Mexico - December 2020
Festival International du Film Ethnographic du Quebec, Montreal, Canada, Online - May 2020
German International Ethnographic Film Festival, Online - May 2020
Spit That Out: North West Artist Film Programme, HOME, Manchester, UK - February 2020
Athens Ethnographic Film Festival, Greece - November 2019
Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Media Festival, American Anthropological Association, Vancouver, Canada - November 2019
Etnoff no.5, Skopje, Macedonia - October 2019
Close:Up Edinburgh Docufest, Scotland nominated for Best Scottish Production - October 2019
Nordic Anthropological Film Association Festival, Joensuu, Finland - October 2019
VIII Moscow International Festival of Visual Anthropology, Moscow, Russia - May 2019
Days of Ethnographic Film, Slovene Ethnographical Society, Ljubljana, Slovenia - March 2018


‘‘The Caribbean Individual is a World Chameleon’: The Archive of Aubrey Williams’
in Erna Rosenstein, Aubrey Williams, THE EARTH WILL OPEN ITS MOUTH Exhibition Catalogue, Muzeum Sztuki - October 2022
DE BONES The Portico Library, Off the Shelf text - March 2021
Journal of Anthropological Films, 3(1), e2795 - December 2019


Living archives: Myth, truth and the version at FACT, Liverpool, Container Mag - February 2023
To hold and be held Blackflash - October 2022


EMERGING PRIZE WINNER, Aesthetica Art Prize 2023, York - March 2023
The Elephant Trust Award -  November 2022
British Council Short Film Festival Travel Grant - September 2021, March 2022
ACE Developing Your Creative Practice Grant - December 2020 
ACE Emergency Recovery Grant - June 2020
ESRC PhD studentship, practice-led Social Anthropology, University College London - May 2020


The North West Film Archive, Manchester Metropolitan University